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of the committee, we went out for two pitchers of beer and the came back and said the us a tax bill with 25% tell. he said you have to give it a mortgage interest deduction. i said what about 26%? >> you could make the ban just to homeowners much more aggressive. what we did was to convert the home mortgage deduction to a tax credit that are lower rate. exchanging the tax code, yesterday and today. current and former lawmakers at the bipartisan policy center on the battles won and lost. find it on line at the c-span video library. >> now, discussion on professional journalism and the impact social media on news reporting. stanford university hosted the discussion with social media editors and journalists in silicon valley, including the creator of mobile news, the executive editor of yahoo! news, and a special media strategist for national public radio. this is 90 minutes. >> welcome to the symposium. i am the director of the journalism fellowship at stanford. i will be the moderator for today's symposium, how social media is revolutionizing the news. the lecture series is sponsored by the depart
on in baltimore county. megan pringle a live report coming up also this morning, if you use york road there could be some delays out there. after a water main break. finally fixed. those stories and much more coming up on this thursday, yum 5th. "good morning maryland," i'm charlie crowson. alongside mike masco. megan is on assignment and a pretty good chance the producer may separate you and me before the day is over. >> we are in so much trouble. >> separate corners sir. >> you won't have to deal with me anymore on monday. lauren cook is down in ocean city. >> where is she? show me. where is she? >> next to the garbage can waving, no, she's -- i'm hoping sleeping as she's enjoying a much deserved vacation. look at this shot. it is beautiful looking towards ocean city. now the sunshine is going to go to work today but the problem is that sunshine works against us with 83 right now. we're going to tack on several degrees and we're going to see a daytime high well into the upper 90s and perhaps maybe even touching upon 100 degrees. the excessive heat advisory in effect and a warning as you head to
enforcement officials are keeping in mind. the olympics are seen as a huge target. and u.s. officials have been working closely with their european counterparts on a massive security plan. part of the plan is focusing on anyone who appears to have radical associations. the intelligence-gathering has been extraordinary but will only get more intense as we approach the games. >> we're only a few weeks out now, pierre. what can authorities do to ensure safety during the games? >> reporter: believe me, robin, everything that can be done is being done. they're sparing no efforts. they're seen as a clear and present danger. >> thank you for your reporting. pierre thomas, in washington. josh? >> okay, robin. >>> now, to the breaking story overnight, a private boat capsizing just off the coast of long island last night, triggering a huge search and recovery effort. john schriffen has more from oyster boy, new york. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning. this is certainly a tragedy. we just learned that the three confirmed dead are all children. they were onboard that private boat that caps
to the department of communication for sponsoring this. thank you to all of you for joining us here today. please join us for a reception right outside. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> president barack obama's bus tour of ohio and pennsylvania it is under way. at his first stop today, the president told the crowd the outcome of the november election will determine the nation's economic future for the next 10 to 20 years. here is a portion. >> when the american auto industry was on the brink of collapse, and more than one million jobs were on the line, governor romney said we should just let detroit go bankrupt. >> that's what he said! >> i refused to turn my back on communities like this one. i was betting on the american worker and i was betting on american industry. [applause] and three years later, the american auto industry is coming roaring back. [applause] that chrysler plant up the road bringing on another 1,100 employees to make the cars that the world wants to buy. the wrangler built right here in toledo
few people really know where the idea came from for the statue, so give us some insight into how it came into being. >> it came into being in france in the middle of the 19th century. it was 1865 right after the assassination of abraham lincoln, and a group of french people behind the radio were a emotionally tied to the united states. they love the american form of government, and they were abolitionists, so they have a particular affection for president lincoln, so they came together at the home of a man who was friends's leading specialist on the united states. smoke-filled died in 1859, -- toquevill died in 1859, so a group of guys got together, and the idea was to try to come up with a way of commemorating the life achievement to celebrate the victory of the north in the civil war and to make a critical on their own government. france had an authoritarian government run by napoleon iii, and it was a government that was friendly to liberty. they tried to put these together to commemorate abraham lincoln and a way of being critical to the government and so the ideath it, was t
the colleges come together with us and start working with these young people while they're still in high school. >> suarez: judy woodruff looks back at the major decisions in this high-impact supreme court term with historian michael beschloss and marcia coyle of the "national law journal." >> ifill: and on this most american of holidays, we turn to the men who signed the declaration of independence and what happened to them after they did. >> they were placed under house arrest. they had-- they were allowed to write letters home. they were visited by physicians. no one was ever tortured. that's something i have seen over the years and it is wrong. every time i see it, i shudder. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill:
wave, people sought relief in any way they could, often in water. in chicago tourists found a new use for the iconic bean sculptu sculpture. shade from the sun. >> what did you think when you saw the shade? >> oh, let me in there. let me in there. >> this is really cool. guys did a good job. >> literally cool. >> it is cool here. >> reporter: a few blocks away heat buckled the pavement. >> this is happening across the country from wisconsin to texas. you're seeing streets buckling all over the place. >> reporter: in st. louis where it broke 100 degrees for the eighth straight day air conditioning repairmen worked overtime. >> i worked yesterday. >> reporter: today more record highs. at least 20 cities from atlanta to as far north as wisconsin. forecasters say relief may be just around the corner. >> we are looking at this pattern change to take place by the end of this weekend and certainly by the beginning of next week. it's going to feel much more comfortable especially for the middle of the country. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of people remain without power after last week's
class men. the polls are showing us while he is doing well with women and some other groups, this is a group that seems to be wavering between president obama and mitt romney. a recent average, shows the president with less than a three-point lead within the margin of error. on the fourth o of july, he addressed military members saying we need more immigration laws that allow immigrants to stay, like the dream act. mitt romney was up in new hampshire. while he tried to shy away from politics officially, he has been wrapped up in this debate over whether or not he contradicted himself in his campaign over the health care mandate. is it a penalty? is it a tax? romney says the supreme court called it a tax, so it is a tax. his campaign said otherwise. we will likely turn the focus back to the economy as new job numbers come out for june. lynn? >>> scientists at the large hadron collider have announced they have likely discovered the so-called god particle. it may explain how stars, planets, even life, how these things were created and held together. science editor, lawrence mcg
looking for evidence. >> we are looking for anything that may lead to us a path of flight from the suspects, anything that may have been discarded. it's a pretty big crime scene now, about three, four blocks. >> police are investigating a possible connection between this shooting and another one that happened tuesday near sherman circle. >> a popular dc promoter died when he was hit on the parkway. gary richards had gotten out of his car to switch seats with a passenger when another car hit him. the driver of the car did stay on the scene. richards was a representative for a celebrity endorsed brand of vodka. >> 17-year-old marquis correa has not been seen since monday. he's believed to be in the area of the ashburn shopping center. he's in need of medication. if you think you've seen him, call the count see sheriff's office. >> a judge revoked zimmerman's bond last month and prosecutors accused him and his wife of hiding money they raised on a web site for his defense. a newly released report says he had black eyes from his encounter with martin. zimmerman claims that he kille
mandate is a tax. that is romney's position, the new position. and he's using it to his advantage now, blasting the president for breaking a promise to raise taxes -- not to raise taxes on the middle class. >>> it kind of felt like 1776 for a lot of americans, the hottest and stickiest night out there without any relief. >> still is. >> can you imagine? this is a serious bummer. about 700,000 people still with no power across 12 states and the nation's capital this morning. six days after the powerful series of storms went blowing through, fueled by extreme heat. this is what washington's massive power outage looks like from space. it's kind of obvious. amazing before-and-after images taken by a nasa satellite for us. extensive power outages in washington and baltimore. visible, clearly, in these images. looks like stars if you squint and you realize you're looking the other way. in west virginia, the heat and the power outages have led to a food crisis, too. people having to toss out everything from their freezers and stores also. look at the shelves. >> empty. >> everything was spoi
, and from space we get the planets and us. this involves digging into atoms, deeper and deeper to reveal the incredibly small parts inside them so tiny it is not clear how they have any kind of substance. and that's where the higgs boson comes in, a particle that acts like glue, giving other particles mass. and 50 years of theory now momentous discovery unlocking new areas of research. peter higgs known as a quiet man is suddenly in the limelight. the particle he suggested in the '60s is recognized as fundamentally important. the giant machines that did research costs several billion pounds. and no one knows what spin-offs there might be. when the electron and dna were discovered it took decades to see their potential. the higgs boson could prove the same. david shukman, bbc news. >> that makes sense. >> it makes sense, yes. >> it makes a lot of sense. acts like glue and gives particles mass here. interesting side note, higgs is an atheist and hates the term god particle because of his religious belief. interesting. >> it is interesting. >> i was never good at physics. >> i understood th
useful and more rare. it confines the action of the will in a smaller space, and little by little steals the very use of it from the citizen. equality is prepared man for all these things. it has disposed them to tolerate them and even to regard them as a benefit. and i think here tocqueville is providing 80 years before the progressive movement, 100 years before the new deal, the conservative critique and credential of these programs. it is not simply that they are economically harmful, that they tend to deter economic activity, prosperity and economic growth, it is their effect on the character of people, the effect that a superintendenting government that tends to try to protect you from all damage and provide perfect security, one that's run by a centralized bureaucratic apparatus, run by alleged experts, justified by the supposed inability of ordinary people to take care of themselves and navigate the shoals and reefs of advanced industrial democracy. this soft despotism tends to destroy human character. this despotism that assumes that people are incompetent children in treating th
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